super simple sampler six inch quilt block by Sharon Mcconnell, color girl quilts
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Super Simple Sampler Block #11

super simple sampler six inch quilt block by Sharon Mcconnell, color girl quilts

Today is the day: our third six inch sampler quilt block for November. You can find all the other blocks on the Super Simple Sampler page.

Cutting:

from each, dark blue, pink, light blue, yellow: (1) 1 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ square; (1) 2 1/1″ x 1 1/2″ rectangle; 1 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ rectangle

from white: (2) 2 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ rectangles; (2) 1 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ rectangles

Sewing (1/4″ seam allowance, right sides facing):

1. Sew the 1 1/2″ pink square to the dark blue square. Sew the 1 1/2″ light blue square to the yellow square. Press toward the blue.

2. Sew the the two square units made in step 1 together, forming a four-patch.

super simple sampler six inch quilt block by Sharon Mcconnell, color girl quilts

3. See layout above. Sew the 2 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ white rectangles to opposite sides of the center four-patch. Press.

4. Sew the 1 1/2″ x 4 1/2″ white rectangle to remaining opposite sides of center four-patch unit. Press.

super simple sampler six inch quilt block by Sharon Mcconnell, color girl quilts

5. Sew the dark blue 2 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ rectangle to the yellow 2 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ rectangle, end-to-end (shown above)

6. Sew the light blue 2 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ rectangle to the pink 2 1/2″ x 1 1/2″ rectangle, end-to-end (shown above). Press.

7. Sew the two units made in steps 5-6 to opposite sides of the center square unit. Arrange so the colors are on the same sides as the corresponding square in the center. Press.

super simple sampler six inch quilt block by Sharon Mcconnell, color girl quilts

8. Sew the pink 1 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ rectangle to the dark blue 1 1/2″ x 3 1/2″ rectangle. Repeat for the last light blue and yellow rectangles, as shown above.

9. Sew the dark blue/pink strip to the left side of the block center and the light blue/yellow strip to the right side as shown in layout above.

Our third “squares” block is finished…just one more for this month!

Sharon

 

 

 

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